New Basford, Nottinghamshire
Nottingham Community Housing Association Ltd
Graduate Bid Writer
23,000 per annum
Here at NCHA we have a fantastic opportunity for the right person to join our friendly and Dynamic Business Development team as a Graduate Bid Writer.
This is a fixed term trainee position for 12 months
We are looking to recruit a well organised, reliable and proactive Graduate Bid Writer to join our Business Development Team based in Nottingham. We complete bids, grant applications and tenders for housing, care and support services. We are an enthusiastic team and work with great managers and delivery teams across a wide range of services for vulnerable adults
You will work through a structured 12 month training programme, learning on the job and combining practical experience, professional development and the opportunity to network with peers from our other departments and external agencies. You will be responsible for writing grant applications and bids. At the end of your training programme you will have acquired excellent knowledge of the housing and social care sectors on which to build a successful career.
Monday – Friday 35 hours per week. We operate a combination of working in our offices and working from home. The successful candidate will be expected to work in our Nottingham office for a minimum of 2 days per week. You will be expected to travel to our services based across the East Midlands (for which travel expenses are provided).
The successful candidate must have graduated within the last 5 years with the minimum of a 2:1 and be highly motivated with a strong desire to contribute to the development of services for people with care and support needs. You must be able to demonstrate excellent writing, comprehension, interpersonal and communication skills, good attention to detail and the ability to follow through relevant tasks from start to finish.
Please note that we are not currently offering visa sponsorship.
NCHA strives to be a welcoming and inclusive employer as such we particularly welcome applicants from ethnic minority communities, LGBTQ+ communities, candidates with disabilities, as they are currently under-represented within our workforce principally in our people manager roles.